Sooners Finish Ninth at Jim West Challenge

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NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma women’s golf team finished the third and final round of the Jim West Challenge in ninth place at 884 (+20). The 13-team tournament was played at the par-72, 6,373-yard Tapatio Springs Golf Resort in Boerne, Texas.

The Sooners saved their best round for last, firing a 291 (+3). No. 7-ranked Kent State, the only team under par in the event, finished at the top of the leaderboard with a three-round 852 (-12). Florida State placed second at 864 (E), and Texas A&M came in third place at 867 (+3).

OU’s Hannah Wood extended her par-or-better streak to five straight rounds after registering a 72 (E) on the day. The sophomore shared 11th place with a 215 (-1).
Sophomore Ana Ruiz recorded a 73 (+1) in Tuesday’s round and tied for 28th place at 222 (+6).

Sophomores Rylee Pedigo and Valerie Tanguay shared 36th place, each logging a three-round 224 (+8). Pedigo shot a 74 (+2) in the final round while Tanguay registered a tournament-best 72 (E).
OU freshman Julienne Soo also tallied a tournament best, firing a 74 (+2) on the day. Soo finished tied for 57th place at 231 (+15).

OU sophomore Haley Hill played as an individual in the event and was unattached from team scoring. Hill improved in the final round, carding a 78 (+6). She finished in 71st place at 244 (+28).
Seventh-year OU Head Coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell said she was happy to see her team adapt to the course throughout the tournament.

“We played better today as a team,” Drouin-Luttrell said. “I’m really proud of how the team accepted the challenges I gave them last night. We have to remember the good shots and keep them with us heading into our next tournament.”

The Sooners return to the course on Oct. 19-20 for the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas.

TOP FIVE TEAMS AND OU
1. Kent State      285-281-286=862
2. Florida State  290-282-292=864
3.Texas A&M    285-285-297=867
4. Texas Tech     290-285-295=870
5. Texas                294-292-285=871
9. Oklahoma      297-296-291=884

TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS
T1. Gabby Barker, Texas Tech                    69-68-74=211
T1. Michaela Finn, Kent State                     71-69-71=211
T3. Maddie Szeryk, Texas A&M                 66-72-74=212
T3. Matilda Castren, Florida State             73-67-72=212
T5. Kimmy Hill, Texas Tech                           70-69-74=213
T5. Daniela Darquea, Miami                         70-72-71=213
T5. Haley Mills, Texas                                     71-73-69=213
T5. Taylor Kim, Kent State                            72-71-70=213

OU PLAYERS
T11. Hannah Wood          71-72-72=215
T28. Ana Ruiz                     73-76-73=222
T36. Rylee Pedigo            78-72-74=224
T36. Valerie Tanguay      75-77-72=224
T57. Julienne Soo             81-76-74=231
71. Haley Hill                       82-84-78=244
 

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